Drying operations: agricultural and forestry products

Chen, Guangnan (2007) Drying operations: agricultural and forestry products. In: Encyclopedia of energy engineering and technology. Taylor & Francis Books, London, United Kingdom, pp. 332-337. ISBN 978-0-8493-3653-9

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Abstract

This entry presents an overview of the methods for drying agricultural and forestry products. The need for the drying of agricultural and forestry products is presented, and the principles of drying operations are described. It is shown that a diversity of drying systems are currently used. The performance of these dryers varies significantly. Significant progress has been made in the research and development of drying technology to improve product quality, reduce cost, and improve environmental performance.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. Print copy not held in USQ Library.
Depositing User: Dr Guangnan Chen
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2008 02:48
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:57
Uncontrolled Keywords: drying operations; agricultural products; forestry products; grain drying; dryer design
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070307 Crop and Pasture Post Harvest Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099901 Agricultural Engineering
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0705 Forestry Sciences > 070506 Forestry Product Quality Assessment
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3784

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